Posted on 1/20/2020 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
You know that white gunk you see accumulating on your faucets and showerheads? It isn’t just unsightly; it can be downright damaging to your plumbing if you allow it to accumulate. At Steve’s Plumbing at Heating, we know how incredibly mineralized our central Wisconsin water is, which means that unless your home has a water softener, you’ve definitely got scale buildup. So what exactly is scale, how can it damage your plumbing, and what can you do about it? Let’s take a look.
Posted on 3/20/2017 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
Sump pumps. If you own a home that has one, chances are that you've at least heard that term bantered around before. It's also likely, though, that you haven't had many interactions with it or even thought about it since you bought your home.
Posted on 12/12/2016 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
Home repairs add to the cost of owning a home. To make matters worse, you often need home repairs when you least expect it. Although there are some home repairs you can delay, plumbing issues can't be delayed. In fact, our team at Steve’s Plumbing offers emergency plumbing services because water leaks and busted pipes can lead to other home damage, including the following problems.
Posted on 11/21/2016 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
Air -- that vital substance that is so necessary in order to sustain life -- is something that is not often thought about. However, its quality can either add to your health or detract from it. When it comes to your indoor air, its quality is even more important. Nowhere is this more important that inside your home where a supply of fresh air is not generally freely available.
Posted on 10/24/2016 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
If you've ever had an issue with plumbing, whether a stopped up drain or a broken inlet pipe, you understand the urgency which accompanies a plumbing repair job. Even if the problem is temporarily contained, the meter which registers your water bill continues to run when there is a leak in your house. Even if you try to avoid the problem with regular inspections and routine maintenance, eventually you are going to have an unexpected plumbing issue. You can trust you'll be glad when that day comes that plumbers are experienced and knowledgeable in providing
Posted on 9/19/2016 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
Sure, you might be ready for drain maintenance, emergency services, drips and leaks, but are you ready for preventative vacation care? Eventually, you’ll leave home. Summertime is busy, and no one deserves to look over their shoulder, every minute, to wait for disaster.
Posted on 9/12/2016 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
Rain isn’t the only thing freezing in winter. If you’re suffering drips and leaks, you might be backed up down below. You might also be experiencing symptoms of a frozen pipe network. All too often, emergency services are needed to determine, locate and eliminate frozen pipes. Sure, drain maintenance, trenchless sewer repair and other options can remedy your icy situation, but a little prevention goes a long way. Below, we at Steve’s Plumbing & Heating run through the best ways to locate frozen pipework—one examination at a time.
Posted on 8/22/2016 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
Sometimes, HVAC problems aren’t discovered until it’s too late. Whether you’re using an AC system or a furnace to heat your home, you’d be wise to check for the several warning signs indicative of faulty heating. Other than just feeling the heat, it’s possible to pin down a faulty system by taking care in noting a few of the following symptoms. Be proactive about your heating system, and don’t let problems sit by the wayside for too long.
Posted on 8/15/2016 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
Home renovation is supposed to be expensive, right? Well, not necessarily. You can remodel a bathroom without emptying your bank account, and you needn’t settle for the most expensive options, either. A few techniques exist to slow the money bleed, and you can certainly obtain a top-quality bathroom installation, removal or alteration project while sparing the big dollars. Below, we’ve compiled the top tips for penny-pinching home designers—straight from the professionals.
Posted on 7/25/2016 4:00 AM By Steve's Plumbing
At best, a clogged drain can be a nuisance. It can make water sit in your sink, which creates one more thing to clean. At its worst, a clogged drain can cause your entire plumbing to back up. If you are like most people, you know there is no joy in battling a major plumbing problem. To avoid both the best case and the worst case scenario, you have to maintain your plumbing.
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